Family Friend Program

Family FriendFamily Friend is a YMCA of Fredericton program for single parents of young children.

If our program description below sounds like a good fit for you or someone you know, please share our link or contact us for more information.

Parents must have a least one child under the age of 18.

We provide assistance to single parents who are:

  • Feeling alone / isolated
  • Experiencing challenges
  • Looking for support, services, and resources

How we provide assistance: 

  • Connects participants to valuable information, resources, and community services
  • Conducts interactive and informative personal development workshops
  • Provides accessibility to a YMCA membership for participants and their families
  • Offers transportation assistance for participants who qualify
  • Nurtures a caring environment where parents have an opportunity to bond, learn, and grow with other participants in our group
  • Offers confidential support by the program coordinator

**Please note the following:

  •  An active participant and his/her ex-partner cannot be part of the group simultaneously.

The Family Friend program has specific intake requirements & expectations:

  • Our participants are single parents who have at least one child under the age of 18.
  • Participants are welcome to bring their child/children to this meeting.
  • We hold workshops monthly.  Attendance is required.
  • Open communication and follow-ups with program coordinator will be required.
  • Re-assessment is required to track progress.

~ We are here to help ~ 

Contact our program coordinator, for a confidential conversation.

Name: Skylar Bemrose


Phone: (506) 462-3000 ext. 116